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there to protect america. >> georgia senator johnny isaacson reports the columbine took place five years in the ten year assault weapons ban which congress eventually allowed to expire. >>> saint anthony's in san francisco is holding its 4th annual curbside donation drive. yesterday people dropped by clothes and food by the bagful. donated hand knitted scars and socks were also available for those in need. it continues today and tomorrow. even in the rain, people are coming out, lisa, to donate. and that a rain is going to continue. >>> that's right. we are getting pounded right now in parts of the way area as a strong cold front is pushing into the bay. here is a look at the golden gate bridge where we have the light rain but gusty winds along the coast and looking at heavy rain from the north bay, the peninsula, the east bay and south bay. a little radar tour from live doppler 7hd when we return. >> look forward to that. also ah head, the warriors and lakers put on quite the holiday show at oracle arena. mike shumann with the highlights of what was good morning! wow. want to start the day with so
morning america." good morning, dan. >> hey, good morning to you. coming up on gma, this morning the mess in the west. i know this is a story for a lot of people to the north of you, they call it the pineapple express. but as you know, it's not as pleasant as it sounds. the weather system that's laidling a series of storms on top of northern cal, and washington. we will have the latest on all of that. and check this out. the holiday crusade. one girl is on a quest. her little boy wants to be a chef for christmas but all the easy bake ovens are two girly. what this young activist is doing about it. she's extraordinary. and the winners, a couple claiming their share of the $588 million power ball jackpot but the mystery continues this morning, who has the other tickets. and we go behind the scenes with the secret santa. an unidentified guy handing out cash to people hit hard from super storm sandy. wait until you see the reaction this man gets. it's an incredible story. hope you will join us. >> we will, of course. thank you, dan, so much. >> thanks. >> in sports, tonight the first place wa
marzullo, abc7 news. >>> stay with abc news and "good morning america" lara spencer is in london she will have a live report at 7:00. >>> 6:36. traffic and weather together, next. live look outside, you are looking at san mateo bridge traffic zipping along without trouble. dry out there now except for a few sprinkles up north. mike will have the full forecast. sue is checking traffic. >>> painkillers taken from a peninsula drugstore. the similarities this case has to another >>> welcome back. live doppler 7 hd showing you the last three hours and how radar returns are more plentiful the farther west you go. it is looking out 100 miles out watching this wall of lighter rain towards bodega bay, santa rosa, guerneville over the next two to three hours. visibilities fairly unlimited for the rest of us, cloudy, best chance of rain steady rain north bay during the afternoon, 50s, the rest of us mostly cloudy, scattered sprinkle and low to mid 60s. have the wet weather gear up north. >>> muni metro back on schedule after power problems overnight that's the good news. bart says they are on t
. virgin atlantic owned by sir rich and branson who owns a stake in virgin america airlines. >>> got milk? the reason fewer americans are drinking dairy. >>> first, cashmere sweaters. michael finney and consumer re >>> we come back. water vapor in the air, narrow band coming through during the evening and overnight hours and how fast that is moving on stream. increasing clouds during the daylight hours, low 60s east bay and south bay areas slowest to receive cooling sea breeze. morning rain gives way to afternoon shower wednesday, thursday, friday, low to mid 50s frost possible both mornings. >>> 6:14. >>> cash mean, a popular gift -- cashmere, a popular gift option do you have to spend a lot to get a good quality sweater? >> reporter: good morning. are you looking for a special gift? cashmere sweaters are heavily marketed around the holidays. do you have to spend hundreds to get good quality? consumer reports says, not necessary. when it comes toè?l!= a sweater, one type stands head and shoulders above the rest. >> if you are going to wear wool and be warm, wear cashmere. >> soft, comfo
is your gain. the doors are open. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> tune in to "good morning america" at 7:00 this morning,-÷w a!ecky will hae more on biggest deals today. watch, drivers traveling i-80 face big delays. caltrans who to shutdown the road several times last night because of hazardous driving conditions, delays as long as two hours when the interstate reopened drivers had to follow to avoid skidding. >>> ben lomond is where many sandbags were needed you can see the water build-up in the main part of town yesterday people there say they are used to getting soaked our crew got stuck in the mud. >> all this rain mass brought if flooding ind!eh some areas in sonoma county high water forced road closures highway 12 at 121 in shellville remains closed for now south of pomona. >>> in east palo alto, people ÷ san francisquito creek arew% hoping the rains won't bring flooding . >>> oakland police looking who shot and wounded a church parishioner and teenager. monday night gunfire erupted outside a church on macarthur boulevard the target was a 17-year-old boy who left a liquor store,
. >> not just made in america but made in san francisco. the company making items for 112 years and could be around for another century. >> leigh: hi there again, i'm leigh glaser. more rain is in my seven-day forecast. we'll look at that, plus a little >>> we know how americans don't manufacture products anymore but we found a contradiction in our own beak yard. in conjunction with the made in america search, we're searching for local examples and found an item that everyone uses. >> on one of san francisco roz proudest streets, here's a ven easterly name for you, a mattress company has that survived despite being around longer than all of us. >> where in china do you make your mattresses? >> we're in china? i don't think so. reporter: robin, the third generation, her grandfather, edward, was a mattress equipment saysman from chicago who came to san francisco in 1898 with his brother, leonard. if they were to visit the factory on minnesota street today they would be proud to see the company they offend still -- they founded still going strong. >> the benefit is we're in charge of the qua
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evading police officers. >>> one of the safest big cities in america has hit a homicide milestone. on friday, san jose police responded to the city's 43rd killing of the year. a 17-year-old boy was gunned down in a neighborhood. last year the city saw 41 homicides. >>> later this morning, a teenager from vallejo will be arraigned on charges of at the same time murder, kidnapping -- attempted murder, kidnapping and sexual assault. police say the 14-year-old abducted a 65-year-old woman at gunpoint from a shopping center parking lot last month. they say he forced her to drive several miles before sexually assaulting and beating her. police believe it was a random act. >>> former bart police officer johannes mehserle is expected back in court this morning trying to get his conviction overturned into the 2009 shooting death of oscar grant an unarmed man who had been detained by police. mehserle already served his two- year prison term for involuntary manslaughter but wants to clear his name. lawyers for grant's family will argue against overturning the conviction. >>> it could be as s
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heroes are coming home. all across america, their families are reunited. for this week, let's give thanks to our veterans and families. let's say a prayer for all our troops especially those in afghanistan. >> our military families sacrifice so much on our behalf. we believe we should serve them as well as they serve this country. >> the republican holiday wish given by john boehner is that both parties can come together and form a deficit cutting agreement that protects families and small businesses. >>> if you had a chance to talk to president obama, what would you ask him? students from schools around the bay area are writing him letters sharing hopes for the future. education reporter lyanne melendez tells us what is on their mind. >> the letters written to the president start out with a simple salutation. >> dear president obama my name is.... >> what follows is the example of a child's vase curiosity. do you wear a suit every day? and questions even adults would like to ask. >> how do you feel about romney losing? >> the fivd graders in san francisco are participating in a program c
and demographic changes and the president is both the symbol and in some ways the architect of this new america. mr. obama also received the honor in 2008 when he was president election. >>> you may not think of the golden state as being king of black oil but that may be about to change i am >> which high paying jobs don't need four years of college to get? jane king is live at the new york stock exchange. tell me! >>> good morning. believe it or not california stands a good chance of becoming the nation's top oil producing state within a decade the government sold leases covering 18,000 acres last week, occidental amid the dominant bidders analysts forecasting a california "renaissance. stronger open this morning, slightly, s&p a little lower, optimism over the fiscal cliff, a lot of caution as well as you can see. bloomberg index is a little higher. with college tuition skyrocketing more families are considering community college to save money forbes broke down the best paying jobs for community college grads, air traffic controllers top the list with six figure median salary. other high payi
. >>> first here's this morning's money report.w:ó÷ >>> good morning. topping america's money rough day aheadd'1nh for markets overnight stock futures indicated1p> lowerh?hdz opening this morning. the weakness blamed squarely on the failure in washington to reach a fiscal cliff deal. bernie madoff's younger brother peter has beenúÑ sentenced to 10 yearsrs)blÑ he claimed he did not know about the fall until his brother told him. facebook testing service that will charge users a dollar to guarantee messages they send are connected to arrive in inboxes rather than an ignored foaler called other. historic day in movie history:.p snow white and seven dwarfs debutted this day 75 years ago the first feature len animated film produced by disney the -- the parent company of abc. t live we'll let mike interpret whatríó the green and yellows and reds mean.o0 we know this is moving into the entire bay area later today-j08kg. >>> police throughout the bay area will be out in full starting today looking for drivers. san mateo police planning to set up a dui checkpoint tonight officers from througho
business answers the call about holiday sweet tunes. a made in america treats that's filling cookie jars all over the field. here's a live look from our east bay cam. rain, breezy conditions and low 50s. lisa argen will have your forecast in a few minutes. >> there were only a couple power outages around the bay area right now. overnight pg&e crews got pretty much caught up on most repairs from yesterday. biggest outage this morning is in bay point where you see there are 873 customers in the dark. there's a smaller outage in san rafael where 114 customers are out. no estimate for when the power might be restored. this is weather related, and if you want to keep an eye on conditions anytime, you can go to our live doppler 7 hd on the web at abc7news.com. check out the conditions anytime, anywhere. >>> now our transaction to abc's made in america series. if your sweet tooth is calling this holiday season, there's an east bay business that can answer it. wayne freedman tells us too good gourmet is a made in america business with a long reach. >> oh, i love snicker doodles. >> and glen wong
from our chinese owners. china overall is looking to bring parts of america to china. >> reporter: in 2010, this vineyard was up for sale. chinese investors bought it and now 90% of the wine from here that's 9,000 cases -- is shipped to china. what does a chinese company want with a vineyard in napa valley? >> there's a big demand in china for luxury goods for goods that are scarce and for goods that are well made. so rather than buying chinese- made products and spending our money over there, they're buying american made products and sending their money back over here. >> reporter: on the jobs stay here? >> and the jobs stay here. >> reporter: rich chinese firms have investigated billions in the u.s. 1.3billion in california companies. a reported $560 million invested in the past year. the chinese are also boosting the golden state's housing recovery. they have bought one out of every 10 homes sold in the past year. >> compared to the high-end housing like in beijing, this is not that expensive. >> reporter: this university of southern california student has a $1 million condo a
for a second chance. his dog attacked a police horse. >>> allegations of cheating at the america's cup. the protocol team oracle is accused of breaking. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just right. perfection is in the details. ♪ get to holiday fun faster with pillsbury cookie dough. -- there's nothing -- >>> there's nothing like being home for the holidays. that's what an animal senter is hoping for dogs and cats. >> good girl! >> the san jose animal care center was designed to house 28 dogs. right now more than 100 live there. that includes a 4-year-old doberman mix named kona. >> she's been here since september 26th. that's a long time for a dog of this size with this type of energy. >> to help families adopt a furry new friend, the shelters are dropping adoption fees. approved f
. and you are sending a message to all of america and believe me the hearts and prayers of america are with you tonight. >> mourners stayed at the church hours after the service ended to pray and remember the victims. >> new town is more than 300 years old, in the southwest part of the state. it was founded in 1705 . many people who live there work and drive to new york city. new town is well off economicly with a medium household income of $108,000. today $108,000. >> an oregon mall where a gunman opened fire killing three has reopened with tight security. memorial books and stars will be available throughout the weekend for shoppers at the town center near portland to leave messages. mourners also attended a vigil and plans in the works for a permanent memorial. officials say extra security is in place. >> the connecticut school shooting is also drawing comparisons to the columbine tragedy where two students killed 13. some survivors say news of the connecticut shooting was particularly difficult to hear because they are now parents themselves. first responders at columbine
this mystery man be one of the big multimillion dollar lottery winners? tonight, the search for america's instant millionaires. >>> extreme lengths. she was born a dwarf, until a controversial and
to learn about people who lived in a country much different than america but have the same hopes and dreams. jerrell jennings has our story. >> you are looking at video of afghanistan where the author was born. these images are from the foundation's website. he lives in san jose now and he's internationally known for his best-selling book set in afghanistan "the kite runner" and" the thousand splendid sons." he spends his free time raising money for shelters like this for homeless families in afghanistan and to provide educational opportunities and healthcare for women and children. the need is overwhelming after 30 years of war. >> a lot of times people are left homeless without jobs, without food, access to clean water, education, healthcare. >> some resort to living underground to stay alive. >> there would be anywhere from 15 to 25 people essentially living in these holes that have one opening at the very top as a window and they were living there for two, three, three and a half months. winter in afflalo afghanistan in many parts of the country is brutal. freezing temperatures and rout
after falling 40 feet from the fourth level of bank of america stadium in charlotte. it happened during the acc championship game between florida state and georgia tech. the 22-year-old florida man landed on a grassy area below the ramp that fans use to get to the upper level. police say it appears to be accidental. it's the first such incident at this stadium where the carolina panthers play. >>> the edge of america's fiscal cliff is getting closer. can congress reach a deal in time to head off huge spending cuts and higher taxes for everybody? treasury secretary timothy geithner discusses potential impacts on the economy as the high stakes political poker game plays out on capitol hill. it's all coming up on abc this week with george stephanopoulos right here on abc7. >>> a san francisco man and his lost service dog are back together this morning. it's a story you will see only on abc7 news. >> good girl! oh, my sweetness! >> we first brought you the story nearly two weeks ago after someone stole his best friend and constant companion from outside the davis medical center. he took lol
of a government default into the current negotiations. >> that is a bad strategy for america. it is a bad strategy for your businesses, and it is not a game that i will play. >> in spite of the rhetoric, president obama and house speaker john boehner did speak by phone today for the first time in days. neither side is revealing what they discussed. >>> on wall street, stocks ended mixed with a fiscal cliff. the dow industrials gained 82 points amid optimism about a deal in washington perhaps in the next week. the tech heavy nasdaq fell 22 led lower by apple. its shares were 6% lower. apple's largest loss in a year. apple shares lost $37 to close at 538 and change. still apple stock is up more than $100 since the start of the year. >>> meantime, citigroup announced plans to cut 11,000 jobs, or 4% of its workforce. the company says the cuts will save more than $1 billion a year. the bulk of the jobs are in global operations. it is unclear how many jobs will be lost here in the united states. >>> i already calculated your rain total for the day. next, the conditions you can expect tomorrow that will
after the quake unclear how severe. so far damage appears to be minimal. >>> america's most controversial sheriff comes to town this morning. the arizona sheriff known for his aggressive position on illegal immigration will be speaking in san francisco, hostile territory for him. terry mcsweeney is live with what to expect. >> reporter: the sheriff of maricopa county arizona joe arpaio the most controversial and tough sheriff in america speaking to an association of alarm companies today there's a convention going on some are alarmed that he came to san francisco, take a look last night he went to john's grill down the street on ellis and got a chance to meet up with the sisters of perpetual indulgence. he's very aggressive in enforcing immigration law. u.s. justice department says too aggressive they filed a lawsuit against him for racial profiling. parents and teachers had students write letters in spanish accusing arpaio of being a racist and breaking up families. he wanted to respond face-to-face and set something up for today, the school cancelled. >> he can explain eve
. >>> 7:23. where is the smartest city in north america? one website says san francisco is the second smartest city. san francisco has a lining entrepreneurial economy -- this rhining entrepreneur economy, the report says, but they say it is near colleges and universities. behind san francisco are seattle and vancouver. >>> 7:23. we want to check in with sal. see what's happening on the roads. sal? >> yeah. boston has harvard. >> right. >> let's take a look at what we have. it's cambridge, technically. but you know what i mean. southbound 880, we have slow traffic. we also have slow traffic on the bridges. but not so much on the san mateo bridge as we did yesterday. we want to talk about contra costa county because highway 4 has improved from antioch to pittsburg but slow in bay point. 24 is not that bad. it's crowded, though. and thin 80 westbound in western contra costa county slow in richmond as you drive down to berkeley. if you are driving in san jose, we have slow traffic here coming up from downtown. it's very slow driving up to the 17 interchange and beyond that into cupertino
is putting a refund process into place. >>> america's best selling car is getting the worst marks in a new crash test the camry earned a poor rating in recent tests the group says the front end crash pushed the air bag out of the way so it did little to protect the test dummy's head. the prius hybrid wagon performed poorly only the 2013 accord and suzuki suzuki received top rating of good. >>> new concerns about marijuana and prescription --@sé prescription drug use among teens. 20% of high school seniors admitted to smoking pot in the last month. 7% say they smoke it daily and don't think the drug is harmful. the report reveals one in 12 teens take adderol to get high the drug is prescribed by doctors to treat attention deficit disorder. >>> holiday travelers incountering major weather problems across the midwest, right now extreme weather is battering eight states this was madison, wisconsin this morning in colorado drivers are facing dicey conditions, near blizzard conditions. if you are traveling to chicago or atlanta expect airport delays. >>> 43 million americans are expected to tra
of america detailed allegations of sexual abuse by employees and volunteers including alleged incidents that happened between 1985 and 1991, the scouts kept many files private, until now. the alleged abusers include doctors, teachers and priests. in 2010 the organization mandated that any suspected abuse be reported to police. we have a link to the database on abc7news.com. look under see it on tv >> russia's parliament has approved a measure to ban americans from adopting russian children. now president vladimir putin is debating whether to sign it. the bill is in response to a new u.s. law calling for sanctions for russia found to have violated human rights 46 children about to be adopted by u.s. citizens will stay in russia, if the bill is signed. >>> president obama is cutting short his holiday to resume fiscal cliff negotiations. the white house says the president will leave hawaii tonight on a red-eye to washington. lawmakers have less than a week to come up to agreement on how to avoid tax increases and spending cuts set to go into effect january. the first lady and the couple's
. >>> america's best selling car is getting the worst marks in a new crash test the camry earned a poor rating in recent tests the group says the front end crash pushed the air bag out of the way so it did little to protect the test dummy's head. the prius hybrid wagon performed poorly only the 2013 accord and suzuki suzuki received top rating of good. >>> new concerns about marijuana and prescription --@sé prescription drug use among teens. 20% of high school seniors admitted to smoking pot in the last month. 7% say they smoke it daily and don't think the drug is harmful. the report reveals one in 12 teens take adderol to get high the drug is prescribed by doctors to treat attention deficit disorder. >>> holiday travelers incountering major weather problems across the midwest, right now extreme weather is battering eight states this was madison, wisconsin this morning in colorado drivers are facing dicey conditions, near blizzard conditions. if you are traveling to chicago or atlanta expect airport delays. >>> 43 million americans are expected to travel by air during this holiday period. the
continues in 25 minutes with news, weather and traffic during "good morning america." >>> if you received a new tablet or smartphone this holiday season download our host of free apps, our gift to you. download our alarm clock app, -- [ inaudible ] . >>> good morning, america. and happening now, a slow and slippery commute for over half the country this morning. and now, more snow expected to blanket major cities, from chicago to cincinnati. the new storm targeting the northeast this weekend. sam is tracking the latest. >>> medical alert. several people now dead from this season's flu. is the virus spiking and spreading faster than normal right now? is it too late to get your shots? >>> family feud. the 21-year-old musical theater major who told the judge she was being stalked. a restraining order just issued. and who does she say is after her? her parents. >> i wasn't in control of my life at all anymore. >> we hear from her, in an abc news exclusive. ♪ highway to the danger zone
is once again the healthiest state in america. number one for the fourth year p a row. the state gets high marks for low disease rates and a low rate of uninsured residents. hawaii, massachusetts and roun out the top five, california ranks 22. mississippi and louisiana tie forward least healthiest. >> cashmere is a popular gift option but do you have to spend a lot of money to get a good quality sweater? michael finney compared prices to find out. >> looking for a special gift in cashmere sweaters heavily marketed this time of the year. do you have to spend hundreds of dollars to get good quality? shop smart says not necessarily. when it comes to shopping for a sweater, one stands head and shoulder as above the west. >> consumer reports sue perry checked out dozens of sweaters. >> you're picking up a bargain stweter you better believe it's not 100% cashmere. the label may say so. >> a couple checks can tell you a lot. >> run your hand over the sweater. if little balls start forming that is called pilling. that is a sign this is a cheaper sweater probably not going to holdup. i would put it
close to a deal. kron4 catherine heenan explains. >> every family in america will see their income tax automatically go on january 1st. every family that means everyone here will see their taxes go up on january 1st. i am assuming that this does not sound too good to you. >> we know that when the treasury secretary issued the proposal to republicans they laughed. house speaker john banner stated that the ideal of boosting would be a crippling blow to the economy. >> let's not kid ourselves. the company cannot or sure they all for this. >> the key sticking point is taxes. democrats want to extend the bush cut for the middle class. republicans do not want to tax rate increase on anyone. the right hothe white house hopes tt if the president is taking this to the public and this will have congress act. the real negotiation is going on behind closed doors with just 32 days left. there are few signs of progress. >> men 8 congressional insiders stated that the deal should be reached before the jiddah word first deadline. we will continue to track the storm and weather forecast coming up. >> i
hour. >> thank you, lisa. abc7 news will continue at 9:00. >>> good morning, america. this morning -- tragedy in the nfl. a kansas city chief star kills himself at arrowhead stadium minutes after shooting his girlfriend and mother of their 3-month-old child. new details this morning on what happened in the final moments before the shocking murder-suicide. >>> the mcafee manhunt.
says the government should give america for christmas this year. >> hi, everyone, i'm leigh glaser. a little break for at least one day and then more rain is due back in here. if you are doing traveling across the state, we will look at that forecast. and even if you are heading >>> bart trains are running after a system wide power was knocked out twice today. a power shortage knocked out the computer system and back up generators a little after 9:00 and then again at 2:00 this afternoon. some riders were stranded an hour before the system was restored. >>> we could hear from the u.s. supreme court about whether it will take up same-sex marriage as early as tomorrow morning. the justices adjourned friday without announcing its plans. the court meets again on monday morning. one of the cases the judges may decide to hear involve california's proposition 8. that's a constitutional ban on gay marriage passed by voters four years ago. the moraga teen denied an eagle scout award because he is gay will be honored by state lawmakers. they spent 10 years working toward the award. last year
week. plus what nancy pelosi says the government should give america for christmas this year. >> hi, everyone, i'm leigh glaser. a little break for at least one day and then more rain is due back in here. if you are doing traveling across the state, we will look at that forecast. and even if you a >>> bart trains are running after a system wide power was knocked out twice today. a power shortage knocked out the computer system and back up generators a little after 9:00 and then again at 2:00 this afternoon. some riders were stranded an hour before the system was restored. >>> we could hear from the u.s. supreme court about whether it will take up same-sex marriage as early as tomorrow morning. the justices adjourned friday without announcing its plans. the court meets again on monday morning. one of the cases the judges may decide to hear involve california's proposition 8. that's a constitutional ban on gay marriage passed by voters four years ago. the moraga teen denied an eagle scout award because he is gay will be honored by state lawmakers. they spent 10 years working toward th
and digitals are the fastest- growing categories this year. >>> bank of america is putting off an increase for monthly fees for a month. the paper says the new fee also not be put into place nationally until late next year. >>> 7:46. new reports at delta -- that delta airlines wants to buy a share in britain's virgin atlanta. singapore airline owns 49% and wants to sell. delta's bids to by it, well -- to buy it, those talks broke down over the price. >>> the contract talks between the workers and the shippers between at the los angeles and long beach airports have resumed. dock workers refused to cross picket lines. >>> pour people were found -- four people were found shot to death -- shot do death outside of a home in southern california. police say four people were found dead outside of what appeared to be a boarding house. >>> the investigation continues this morning as to why an nfl player killed himself and his girlfriend. police say he shot his girlfriend and then went to the chief's training facility where he shot himself in front of his coach and general manager. the team decided t
the help is not coming fast enough. >>> also, the mayor of america whack, new jersey will begin its challenge to live on food stamps for a week. he made that bet on twitter with one of its followers last month. the two will eat only what they can buy with $28.78. that's the average that people spent with food stamps. he will live off beans, corn and apples for the next week. >>> 7:44. frightening story for any parent. your child is missing. ktvu's pam cook is in the newsroom with this story. >> the child missing is lost by those paid to watch over her. she's autistic. staff members say they followed her for several blocks to the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station where they lost sight of her. she was found two days later on a muni bus in san francisco. family members say she was badly beaten and sexually assaulted. >> i'm looking at my daughter -- and by the bruises, i know what happened. the police know what happened. the police know what happened. they are not discussing it with me. >> a 36-year-old man was arrested but that's all police will say about this case. paul chambers commented t
: in the pipe lane for fda approval that is very different and same as america faith fish dinner. fda won't say when it will give final approval. the company says it could good out of business before it does. jim avila, abc news washington. >> well it is not often you hear about people in their 20's suffering a stroke but that is what happened to the star of the old show melt on in the middle. actor frank nunez tweet dad that he was hospitalized last we can after suffering a ministroke young man. clinic says a ministroke doesn't december industry brain cell or cause permanent disability lake major stroke does. he turns 27 tomorrow. awfully young to have that happen. >>> now to incredible police dash video out of texas. begins as traffic stop until the officers hear a scream from the trunk of the car. the arrest, rescue all caught on tape. l john reports this. >>reporter: newly released police dash cam video capturing routine traffic stop that business to become anything but routine. what cops doptd know yet there's a man tied up in that trunk. fearing for his life. that man 22-year-o
negotiations. >> that is a bad strategy for america. it is a bad strategy for your businesses, and it is not a game that i will play. >> in spite of the rhetoric, president obama and house speaker john boehner did speak by phone today for the first time in days. neither side is revealing what they discussed. >>> on wall street, stocks ended mixed with a fiscal cliff. the dow industrials gained 82 points amid optimism about a deal in washington perhaps in the next week. the tech heavy nasdaq fell 22 led lower by apple. its shares were 6% lower. apple's largest loss in a year. apple shares lost $37 to close at 538 and change. still apple stock is up more than $100 since the start of the year. >>> meantime, citigroup announced plans to cut 11,000 jobs, or 4% of its workforce. the company says the cuts will save more than $1 billion a year. the bulk of the jobs are in global operations. it is unclear how many jobs will be lost here in the united states. >>> i already calculated your rain total for the day. next, the conditions you can expect tomorrow that will impact your morning
america's smartest cities. boston is the top city with san francisco second, followed by seattle, vancouver and new york. they say the city by the bay stands out in environmental leadership and entrepreneurialship but edged out by boston with universities and top position ms. research and development spending. >> we got some -- good universities here. i know you are going to pull out the harvard card, but still. >> cal, stanford. >> i want a recount. >> we got a better baseball team. >> darn tootin. >>> we'll find out who has the better football team this weekend. mid 50s today to low 60s increasing clouds, as we look around the state, dry everywhere until eureka in the afternoon, mid 60s sacramento and fresno, 67 san diego. mid 70s los angeles and palm springs. changes in the high country starting tonight winter weather advisory tour to nine inches above 3,000 feet means chains and up to a foot of snow possible above 7,000 feet. >>> live shot of 87 in san jose, headlights northbound, taking the julian exit, hp pavilion on the left, everything is at the limit no problems. san raf
free in central america. what will happen to him now that he is back in the us us?. >> a congress woman ending a 20 year career in washington. stay with us. es Ñ >>> a s.w.a.t. team search is underway in southern california now. >> this is a live picture. a text alert notifies stud dwronts stay inside and lock doors as the s.w.a.t. team moves through looking;éaru forearmed suspects. >> police say at least five people robbed a jewelry store, then took police on a chase ended up on this campus. >> the search right now is centered on three buildings on the southwest part of the campus, a nearby high school son dloung tonight. one suspect has surrendered. the s.w.a.t. team looking for four more people tonight. >> and tonight we know identity of a young man who went on a shooting free yesterday in a portland,Ó&÷ oregon shopping mall, killing two people before turning the gun on himself. the sheriff there is saying koit have been much, much worse. abc 7 news mark matthews is in the newsroom tochl plain. >> detectives have now revealed the man behind the mask is a 22-year-old jacob tileler
. transition in afghanistan is under way and our heroes are coming home. all across america, their families are reunited. this week let's give thanks to our veterans and their families. let's say a prayer for all our troops especially those in afghanistan. >> our military families sacrifice so much on our half and we believe we should serve them as well as they serve our country. >> republican holiday winner given by john boehner said both parties can come together for an deficit cutting agreement. >>> st. anthony's foundation in san francisco is holding a drive. curbside drive will start at 9:00 at st. anthony's which is locked at golden gate avenue and jones street. then at 10:00 meals were be served to 3,000 people. at 11:00, donation delivery of scarves takes place. >> glide memorial church hosts a toy giveaway for families in need starting at 9:30 this morning. volunteers have been collecting unwrapped toys preparing for this day. lucille will be on hand, giants mascot. it's located at ellis and taylor streets in san francisco's tenderloin. >> the salvation army of silicon valley is ha
couldn't dampen the holiday spirit in great america theme park in santa clara. take a look. for the 2nd quarter park celebrated its second global winter wonderland. it includes a 70-foot christmas tree lantern. the shower is powered by low voltage l.e.d.s and fluorescent lights. the show runs through the weekend after new year's. that's gorgeous. >> looks beautiful. >>> 6:08. who knew they were such sticklers? how a mispronounced word on the wheel of fortune cost one woman the entire game. >> plus, strangers step in to help save a bay area family's injured dog. the incredible story of giving is still ahead. ,, ,,,, ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. first lady michelle obama w trying to read "twas the nit before >>> this is exactly what he does at home. he tries to beat malia and sasha to my lap. >> first lady michelle obama was trying to read t'was the night before christmas but one creature was stirring the obama family dog making hims
million americans, protect middle america the middle income americans and also work on deficit reduction. >> the president solution would still leave red ink as far as the eye could see. and difficult for jobs. >> this is it difficult for the brink of perpetual gridlock. >> this is likely that we will go over the fiscal cliff and not and if we allow that to happen. would be the most concord consequential, terrible act of gridlock. >> president obama is in hawaii but could possibly cut his vacation short to hammer out a deal. >> thousands of nurses will walk off the job today at nine bay area hospitals. nurses with sutter health's alta bates summit medical center are asking for negotiated labor contracts care protections. such as staffing levels, health benefits, and sick days. strikers say hospital officials want to reduce the number of paid sick days for nurses and technicians, while eliminating health care coverage for those who work fewer than 30 hours a week. >> analysts say many shoppers haven't been in the holiday spirit when it comes to spending money. the four-day black friday we
are affiliated with the hospital corporation of america. the nurse's union are at odds over health benefits and sick days. >> back to mike. there we go. >>> row, the waterfront -- redwood city, it served its last meal. dozens of people who live on boats in the harbor will have to leave to make room for a planned parking lot as well as a luxury condo complex. they gathered at the restaurant to say one last good-bye. >> it is sad to this close this place. it is more than a restaurant. it as land mark. institution. >> not just for my family but for a lot of people in redwood city. >> he said he will live on in a new location in redwood city >>> we saw the pictures from the sierra where it is very snowy. and allie has been in the rain and wind. >> rosemary? >> up here and everywhere? >> a break at all if they have the last minute shoping to do today? >> i would say wait. stay indoors. maybe have some breakfast. snuggle up with the kiddos. we will see it pass through and this morning we are being hammered. already, roadway flooding in santa rosa. and bay bridge p advisory, very gusty conditions
was found with a bite mark on her neck america. she was transferred to marin where she was finally now issued back to health. >>> a boat believed to have been washed out to sea during the japan tsunami is now in hawaii crabs and green muss els also showed up with it and there is concern that they could have hurt native species. officials will take the boat to the base yard and contact the consulate. >> a crash on christmas eve when many were ready to watch holiday movies. what's happening now with netflix? >> and a new report on how much national home prices have gone up in the last year. . >> we are live in santa clara where people are up early and out shopping the day after christmas. we will show you some of the bargins and what the foot traffic looks like. . >>> the dow just under 50 points. looks like traders not liking the fiscal cliff. we know the president is headed back to washington early tomorrow morning to try to deal with the talks. market not that happy. >> time now 8:43. let's get you updated on the top stories. four people were taken to the hospital after a family c
class of america so that the wealthy do not have to pay their fair share. >> we could tax all the rich people and cut their heads off and it would not help the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: talk now of a smaller deal that extends bush tax rates for the middle class and extends unemployment benefits. but puts off major spending cuts and reform to entitlements like medicare. >> we're going to end up with a small, kick the can down the road bill that creates another fiscal cliff to deal with with fiscal cliff. >> reporter: lawmakers are talking about how to retroactively avoid going off the fiscal cliff on a new congress. >>> the fiscal cliff debate is impacting people here in the bay area who's lives could dramatically change as soon as tomorrow. tom vacar is live at a highway work site in oakland and has the story of one woman and her looming fear. tom-- >> reporter: the people who work here are well paid and they're onvacaon. but for other people, the fiscal cliff might as well be a financial guillotine. though ilea thomas searches, she's been out of work for two years picking up any odd
was born here in the bay area in concord. he is regarded as one of america's greatest jazz musicians. he became known for his exotic, challenging rhythms in music pieces such as take sides. he broke racial barriers, playing in a black jazz clubs in the deep south in the 1950's. he refused to play in segregated been used. >> the wet weather is passing and we are watching the weather come through and we will have the next on your morning commute.
:11. at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger. . >>> good morning to you. welcome back. a bird's eye view of fog floating through the strit. ray dense fog advisory through about 11. >> san francisco police are investigating a homicide this morning. police say someone flagged down officers in just after 7:00. police found a plan with multiple gun shot wounds inside a home. officers say he died at the scene. no information on the gunman has been released. >>> a man accused of pushing another man to his death in new york subway blames drugs and voices in his head. the suspect is charged with second degree murder in the d
right to bear arms. we have a strong to ditradition of gun ownership. >> most gun owners in america are response. they buy their guns legally in use in safely. >> it is encouraging that many gun owners as stepped- up to say there are steps and take to prevent what tragedies like the one in town. >> we will take our rights and kids. >> this week i called on congress to take up and as a common-sense legislation to enhance the support of the majority of the american people including banning the sale of military-style assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. >> making sure criminals cannot take advantage a legal loopholes to get their hands on a gun. >> i also task of the the vice president to come up with a set of comprehensive proposals to keep our own children safe. >> improving mental and addressing a culture that too often glorifies gun violence. i will push for them early in the year. i will do everything in my power as president to advance these efforts. >> because if there's even one thing and do is a country to protect our children have a responsibility to try. >> th
. jude helps save kids with leukemia, brain tumors and sickle cell... all across america. and no family pays st. jude for anything. man, these kids are getting strong! give thanks for the healthy kids in your life. and give to those who are not. go to st. jude dot org or shop where ever you see the st. jude logo. >>> welcome back. a san francisco church is making sure the needy are able to celebrate the holiday. ktvu channel 2 all righter alex savidge is live with us this morning to show us the christmas breakfast being put on by glide memorial church. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. it's a tra capacity tradition at glide in san francisco. take a look. we're inside the prep room where all of the activity is going on. these volunteers have been up early and been out here carving up the ham and turkey working to make sure those in need get a nice, warm christmas meal. they are getting ready for a very busy day today. let me show you the scene downstairs -- downstairs. breakfast is served. hundreds are enjoying ham, egg and grits a yearly tradition. all told, glide expects
are pointing out that smoking pot is still a federal crime. >> we will be right back. at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] switch today and get
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